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Sago Plum Pudding I

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Sago is a starch, very similar to tapioca, that is extracted from palm trees. You can substitute tapioca in this recipe, if you don't have sago on hand. Serve with brandy sauce or custard."
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Ingredients

12 h 15 m servings 290 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a small bowl, combine sago and milk; cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Grease a 6 cup pudding basin.
  3. In a large bowl, stir together sago mixture and baking soda until soda is dissolved. Stir in brown sugar, bread crumbs, raisins, currants, dates, eggs and butter until well combined. Spoon into prepared basin. Place a piece of waxed or parchment paper over the top of the basin and secure the lid.
  4. Place the basin on a trivet or dish in a large pot and fill the pot with boiling water to come halfway up the sides of the basin. Bring the water to a boil again, then reduce the heat, cover and simmer 3 1/2 to 4 hours, topping off water as necessary, until pudding is firm.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 290 calories; 8.1 g fat; 52.7 g carbohydrates; 4.6 g protein; 64 mg cholesterol; 312 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This recipe is very similar to a Steamed Sago Pudding recipe my Australian mother-in-law gave me on my last trip to Australia. It is a classic Christmas dessert "Down Under". I had to use tapio...